Restaurant reviews

Our mission: To sample the meatless Impossible Burger

The much-hyped product impressed two carnivores in a taste test. Find it at five county restaurants.


The cheese pie with filo dough, feta and spinach at the Newsroom in Mill Creek. Photo: Sharon Salyer

Mill Creek’s Newsroom: Stop in for quick snack or spot to linger

The coffee house decorated with news memorabilia also sells sandwiches, gelato, wine and beer.


Rediscovering the Totem, an Everett food landmark

This bustling diner has been filling hungry bellies since 1953 — and it’s still going strong.


Top restaurants: The Herald’s 10 best places to eat from 2018

Here is a list of our favorite places to dine out in Snohomish County this year.

Restaurant owner recreating his childhood with ramen house

Denis Zimmermann, who grew up in Japan, switched careers to open his own restaurant in Langley.

Have you seen this stuffed tater tot in Mukilteo? It’s huge

The Diamond Knot Brewery & Alehouse on front street serves up delicious — and giant — Knot tots.

Some like it hot, and they’ll love this Edmonds eatery

Shi Qu Restaurant, a new place on Highway 99, serves authentically fiery Sichuan cuisine.

There’s plenty to choose from at The Rusty Pelican with full breakfast and lunch menus. This is the Dungeness crab meat benedict.

Your hardest choice at Rusty Pelican Cafe? Breakfast or lunch

The restaurant with locations in Mill Creek and Edmonds has a surprisingly varied menu.

There’s plenty to choose from at The Rusty Pelican with full breakfast and lunch menus. This is the Dungeness crab meat benedict.

Authentic Salvadoran home cooking on the edge of Mill Creek

You won’t find fancy frills at Nuevo Amanecer Pupuseria, but the pupusas are delicious.

Tasty pho and much more at new Vietnamese restaurant in Everett

Basil on Everett Mall Way is run by the son of longtime Vietnamese-American restaurateurs.

A storied Nebraska barbecue tradition continues in Monroe

The Amarillo Restaurant Tavern, an Omaha-area institution for 3 decades, opens on E. Main Street.

Cookies delivered to your door, even late, in Edmonds, Everett

Midnight Cookie Co. cashes in on the convenience craze through delivery apps.

Tasty Indian Bistro in Everett lives up to its name

The Indian restaurant has been open about 15 months, over which time it’s built a loyal following.

The pizza sauce is crafted like wine at the Eight Ball Cafe

The crust is good, too, at the newly opened Everett restaurant, which also serves sandwiches.

Bagel preferences differ in Oak Harbor, Clinton

The award-winning Bagel Factory plans to open shops in Bothell, Mukileo and Edmonds

Vegan restaurant in Mukilteo appeals to meat-eaters, too

Sage & Cinder on Fifth Street hopes to draw diners, including non-vegan ones, from Snohomish County.

French technique meets Korean fusion at 9 Delicacies

The south Everett restaurant is named for an ancient Korean meal served on an octogonal platter.

In Mukilteo, Thai food so good you don’t want it to end

This place’s curries are so delicious, you might be at a loss for words.

Francisco’s Kitchen: Upscale Northwest meets Mexico in Lake Stevens

The handsome new restaurant’s fare is beautifully presented — but on the pricey side.

Humble Bothell deli perfects the art of sandwich-making

Gretchen’s Place offers hot and cold sandwiches at prices that won’t break the bank.